Cactus plants, with their needles and ability to withstand droughts, seem hearty, but many are threatened with extinction.
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Wild strains of yeast could one day help brewers develop new kinds of suds.
Over the last 25 years, we've lost about 1 percent of the Earth's tree cover, but there is good news. Continue reading →
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Once bloomed, the flower emits a putrid aroma that assaults even the least sensitive of noses for nearly 10 hours.
The oldest known flower did not produce showy blooms, but it once thrived in an area that included multiple dinosaurs. Continue reading →
The sweet aroma of sweetgrass packs natural mosquito repellents, research shows.
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